It’s 1955, and Peggy Ann Douglas is hitching her wagon to the pageant circuit in the hope it’ll steer her from her farm to the bright lights of a Hollywood movie set. A play packed with baton twirling, song belting, and some fantastic fiddle playing. Starring Kamloops’ Holly Lewis, it’s for anyone who knows what it’s like to dream big and hustle to make it happen.
“Miss Caledonia takes the crown.”
– (4 stars) NOW Magazine
The lightning-speed, madcap sequel to Boeing Boeing. Using his best friend Robert as an alibi, Bernard plans a perfect romantic weekend with his mistress while his wife is out of town. But when she hears that Robert is visiting, Bernard's wife starts making plans for a saucy liaison of her own. A cook named Suzette, a lover named Suzanne and more twists than a corkscrew, this salacious sequel of silly suspicion guarantees a good time!
"Pile on the comic chaos!" - Variety
“Something magical is blowing into Cherry Tree Lane."
When the Banks family places an advertisement for a nanny, their call is answered by Mary Poppins, a woman who is “practically perfect in every way." Get ready to relive the magic as this beloved Walt Disney musical blows into WCT for an unforgettable experience for the whole family.
“A spectacle for the family, with heart.”
- Chicago Tribune
A spine-chilling mixture of suspense and shocks, with just the right amount of comedy. Jan and Greg rent an isolated farm house for a holiday, but unsettling things start to happen as soon as they arrive. The mysterious heartbeats, the hand in the window, the blood on the floor… A thrilling and heart-stopping story that will leave you gasping!
"Leave a lot of lights on at home after you see this play."
- CBS Radio
Follow the legendary country and western music sensation Patsy Cline as she climbs to stardom from small town Virginia to Carnegie Hall. This musical features her greatest hits, including "Walkin' After Midnight," "Crazy" and "I Fall To Pieces."
“First-class entertainment that will charm country music and non-country music fans alike.”
- Quad City Musicians News, Rock Island, Illinois
St. John’s, Newfoundland, 1947. Lebanese immigrants Habib and his wife Naseema run the local store. It’s their 40th anniversary, and the whole family is here to celebrate! Packed with music, fun and family, this is a hilarious and heartwarming story by Kamloops’ own Janet Michael.
Look... this is a very special night for Mom and Pop, okay?
After her dad dies, 6-year-old Frankie and her mom move to an old cottage at Monte Lake for a new start. There they meet Frankie’s uncle, Will, a freelance photographer, and a tender love story unfolds over the years between the three as they begin to thread together a new understanding of family. A beautiful new play, starring Kamloops’ Anita Wittenberg and her daughter Emma Tow.
“You’re not nowhere, you’re home.”
This year the High-Wire Festival will present THREE new plays in development, all featuring First Nations voices. Be the first to see these exciting new stories!
THE LANGUAGE RECLAMATION PROJECT
Public Reading - September 27, 2pm - Free Admission
THE CURE FOR DEATH BY LIGHTNING
Public Reading - October 4, 2pm - Free Admission
CHILDREN OF GOD
Workshop Presentations - Oct 24, 26 & 28 (all 7:30pm)
The Velveteen Rabbit is a joyous testament to the eternal power of a child's imagination. This classic tale comes to life for a whole new generation in this wonder-filled production.
With a little bit of nursery magic, three actors and their simple props transform into a wise old rocking horse, a cavalcade of mechanical playthings, a kind-hearted fairy and, of course, a stuffed rabbit who is transformed by the love of a young boy.
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